Media Coverage

John Woodford, "A Classical Scholar's Odyssey from Slavery to Academic Renown," The University of Michigan Record (February 24, 2003)

Vannessa Ward Hines, "Classicist Defied Odds, Broke Barriers," The South End (February 28, 2003)

Celeste Headlee, "New Exhibit Features Black Scholars," WDET FM (September 12, 2003) [Reprinted in Pro Bono: The Newsletter for the National Committee for Latin and Greek (April, 2004]

Joy Colby, "Exhibit Uncovers Little-Known African-American Intellectuals," Detroit News (September 6, 2003)

Cristina Caron, "Rediscovering Classicists," Columbia Missourian (October 8, 2003)

Chris Rapp, "12 Black Classicists," Columbia Missourian (October 9, 2003)

"Dec. 1-11 Exhibition Explores Work of Early African-American Classicists," Princeton Weekly Bulletin (November 24, 2003)

"Scholars Pick Least Celebrated Events, People in Black History," Detroit News (February 23, 2004)

Mary Miller, "Classicists Honor African-American Scholars," The Tribune (Charlottesville, VA) (April 29, 2004)

Sarah Owen, "Black scholars' photos displayed," The Auburn Plainsman (August 26, 2004)

"Exhibit highlights work of black classicists", PJStar.com (October 14, 2004)

"Photography exhibit focuses on 'Twelve Black Classicists'", Daily Review Atlas (Monmouth, IL) (October 9, 2004)

Jack Lessenberry, "Scarborough: An American Hero of the Mind," Toledo Blade (February 5, 3005)

WGVU, Grand Valley State Radio Interview

Don Schanche, "An Improbable Success," The Macon Telegraph (Macon, GA),(February 13, 2005)

Desiree Cooper, "Little Known Black Scholar Made Waves," Detroit Free Press, Thursday February 17, 2005, Section B page 1-2

Nancy Willey, "From Slavery to Scholarship: Museum Exhibit Sheds Light on Forgotten Intellectuals," Holland Sentinel Thursday January 27, 2005 section C, front page

Susan L. Rife, "Born into Slavery, Black Scholar Defied the Odds," Sarasota Herald Tribune, Sunday, February 20, 2005

Eric Wills, "William Sanders Scarborough's Long Unpublished Autobiography," Chronicle of Higher Education February 25, 2005
Section: Research & Publishing Volume 51, Issue 25, Page A14

City of Sarasota, FL Proclamation. March 12, 2005

Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough noted in "Bookshelf," Ebony (April, 2005) p.30.

ALSO SEEN: The Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough: An American Journey fromSlavery to Scholarship. Edited and with an Introduction by Michele Valerie Ronnick. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2005. Pp. 448. $29.95. ISBN 0-8143-3224-2.)Reviewed by Catherine Conybeare, Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Harry B. Dunbar, Review of The Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough, An American Journey from Slavery to Scholarship, "Dunbar On Black Books, A Monthly Online Newsletter" June 2005

AAUP list of recommended books for 2005 including Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough

Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood, "Ex-slave's story reads better than fiction," The Grand Rapids Press, June 26, 2005

Lydia Lum, "Careers in Classics,"Black Issues in Higher Education, volume 20 (July 13, 2005)

Appearance in the Wayne First Capital Campaign Launch Fact Sheet

P.D. Travis, "The Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough," Choice September, 2005

Michelle Betton, "13 Black Classicists In Exhibit," Washington Post, Thursday February 2, 2006

John Iwaski,  "The African American Story -- Then and Now,  Conference to Look at Broad Sweep," Seattle Post Intelligencer, Seattle WA (February 9, 2006)

Terrance Grasty and Myra Lineberry, "12 Black Classicists Exhibit at University of Pennsylvania," Scoop, vol. 45, April 29, 2005.

Joe Bickett at WTBC Fox Channel 7 interviews Michele Ronnick at Huston - Tillotson University, Austin TX, February 22, 2007.

 

Posters from Exhibit Installations